Janet Somerville on Martha Gellhorn

One True Podcast

Nov 1 2021 • 53 mins

Join us as we welcome Janet Somerville, author of Yours, for Probably Always,for a fascinating discussion about Martha Gellhorn.

Gellhorn is most often remembered and depicted as Ernest Hemingway's third wife, but she was also a novelist, war correspondent, activist, and iconoclast. Somerville guides us through the life of this trailblazer: her childhood in St. Louis, a close relationship with Eleanor Roosevelt, that notorious first encounter with Hemingway in a Key West bar, her tumultuous life during and after her marriage to Hemingway, and her formidable writing career.

Listen for clips from the audio book of Yours, for Probably Always, with readings performed by Emmy and Tony-winning actress Ellen Barkin.

So pull up a chair at Sloppy Joe's and enjoy the show!